>> at age 25, she was one of the wealthiest widows in the colonies. during the revolution, while in her mid-40's, she was considered an enemy by the british, who threatened to take her hostage. later, she would become our nation's first first lady at age 57. meet martha washington, monday night, in the first program of c-span's new weekly series, "first ladies, influence and image." we will visit some places that influenced her life, colonial williamsburg, mount vernon, valley forge and philadelphia. be part of the conversation about martha washington with your phone calls, tweets, and facebook posts, live, monday night at 9:00 p.m. eastern on c- span, c-span radio and c- span.org.this morning, michigan governor talks about gun laws affecting his state. affecting his state.